Halifax Gateway Council announces new Chair and Board of Directors for 2009-2010

    HALIFAX, June 11 /CNW/ - The Halifax Gateway Council (HGC) at its Annual
General Members' meeting today elected Joyce Carter, Vice President Finance,
CFO & CSO of the Halifax Stanfield International Airport as Chair. Ms. Carter
replaces outgoing Chair, Stephen Dempsey, President and CEO of the Greater
Halifax Partnership.
    The meeting which took place at the Halifax Stanfield International
Airport also saw the election and re-election of the following individuals to
the Board for the 2009-2010 fiscal year:

    Chair, Joyce Carter, Vice President Finance, CFO & CSO, Halifax Stanfield
    International Airport Authority
    Past Chair, Stephen Dempsey, President and CEO, Greater Halifax
    Vice Chair, John Hamblin, President, Clarke IT Solutions
    Wesley Armour, President & CEO, Armour Transportation Group
    Paul Brigley, CFO, Halterm Limited
    Nancy Conrad, Senior Vice President Policy, Halifax Chamber
    Francois Hebert, Vice President Network Strategies, CN
    Captain Sidney Hynes, Oceanex
    Patricia Lyall, Destination Halifax
    Brian Murray, President, Fastrax - Day & Ross Transportation Group
    Karen Oldfield, President and CEO, Halifax Port Authority
    Doug Rose, President and CEO, Halterm Limited
    Tom Ruth, President and CEO, Halifax International Airport Authority
    Steve Snider, General Manager and CEO, Halifax Harbour Bridges
    David Darrow, Deputy Minister, NS Transportation Infrastructure & Renewal
    Michel Doiron, Regional Director General, Transport Canada
    Dan English, Chief Administrative Officer, Halifax Regional Municipality
    Stephen Lund, President and CEO, Nova Scotia Business Inc.
    Debbie Windsor, Vice President Nova Scotia, ACOA

    Stephen Dempsey, outgoing Chair, indicated "that this is a time of great
challenge and opportunity for our gateway and that by working together as a
group with one common voice and an effective strategy we can achieve much more
success than by working alone."
    "The integrated movement of goods, people and ideas supports Halifax's
continued economic growth," notes incoming Chair Joyce Carter. "Having all
transportation modes supporting each other multiplies our ability to serve our
customers and grow the Gateway."
    The Halifax Gateway Council, established in 2004, is a not-for-profit
organization with a mandate to enhance collaboration among its transportation
providers, to increase growth in air cargo, air passengers, port cargo, and
cruise passengers.

For further information:

For further information: Nancy Phillips, Executive Director, Halifax
Gateway Council, (902) 490-6003, (902) 476-4498 (cell)

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